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Driving Ambition - Memoirs Part One by Charles Wylie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
From a childhood of poverty in a London slum to command of one of Her Majesty's Ships, the first part of this tale takes us through three wars and to most of the world's oceans, with a happy ending.
Love Your Traumatic Brain Injury by Alexander and I
Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
A twenty-year-old suffers a traumatic brain injury, and within five months starts freshman year at college over again. Here: Enter the mind and body of that boy the first few days waking up - unaware of suffering a TBI, falling into dreams that steal yesterdays in his sleep. This memoir cuts cleanly through these moments alive in a foreign world, with a foreign self, and reappearing family ghosts.
A Playboy Bunny and UCLA by Vikki Richardson
Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 117,400. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Playboy Bunny and UCLA' details how "Little Miss Ugly Face" grew up and became a "glamorous" Playboy Bunny. She was labeled "uneducable" and "non college material," but she made the Dean's List at New York University and eventually graduated from UCLA.
Living With God by Aravind Balasubramanya
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2015 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This book details the life experiences of eighteen students and teachers of Bhagawan’s educational system, which ranges from ‘KG to PG’ (kindergarten to post-graduation). This is just a sample of those that have received ‘Higher’ learning from their Swami – a learning for life. But, this sample will give us a glimpse into what Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba stands for and what He exhorts.
Two Dogs And A Suitcase: Clueless In Charente by Sarah Jane Butfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,870. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / stepparenting(5.00 from 1 review)
"Take two dogs, an expat family and eventually some other animals, facing all that France can throw at them, and you have another brutally honest episode in Sarah Jane's travel stories!" French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in Australia.
Me 'n Norman by Mike Marshall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,260. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Growing Up
A sweet and often humorous collection of autobiographical stories about the childhood friendship of two young boys and their adventures growing up together during the 1930's Depression in a U.S. Naval shipyard town.
Distance in our blood by Marc Rogatschnig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Marc, still grappling with the impact of his father's disappearance as a young boy, is unexpectedly invited to join him on a year-long, overland adventure from Europe to South Africa to celebrate the new millennium.
To Paris, Venice and Rome by Justene Musin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,260. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had to get out of New Zealand. I had to go somewhere far, far away. Paris was my first stop. Then Venice. Then Rome. I mostly travelled alone, meeting with old and new friends along the way. I encountered the magnificent sights, observed the French and Italian culture, lived through unexpected moments and tried to figure out my future.
Wilderness Life DIY: A City Family Bumbles Towards Self-Sufficiency by Blythe Tait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Can a clueless city couple learn to build a house in the wilderness completely by themselves? What is life like on 525 watts of power? When is the right time to change a toilet bucket? The answers to these questions and more are in 'Wilderness Life DIY', the tale of a city family who leaves a comfortable city existence to make a home in the Australian Tasmanian wilderness.
Finding, Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes: Trading Religion for Amazing Grace by Marsha Susan Tracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Finding Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes is the story of a Jewish girl who struggles as a child to fit in with her peers and, as a woman, to find love, purpose, and a sense of belonging. In her early twenties, Marsha finds acceptance when she becomes a Christian during a trip to Idaho, but it comes with a price.
Death by a Thousand Cuts- A Retail Misadventure by Allyson Gierke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"What else can possibly go wrong?" These are the words you'll share as you read this wonderful tale of the author's life as the owner of an upscale decor shop in Billings, MT. A humorous chronology of her days observing the calamitous happenings that occur while she partakes in her dream of store ownership, this will make you run from doing the same. Great photos only add to the enjoyment!
Boomers in Blue Jeans by Karen Farley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Calling all baby boomers and all others that want to read about the "old days". I have shared a recollection of my memories as a golden baby boomer growing up in the 50's and 60's in a small town in the rural midwest.
My Short-Lived Life at Being Perfect by Brenda Thornlow
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 41,740. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Brenda Thornlow shares her story of being raised a third-generation member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. From a young age, she struggles to accept what her devout family believes, to no avail. Marrying an abusive member with a position of authority in her church, she struggles to extricate herself from this dominating religious group who attempt to manipulate her into staying married to her abuser.
Dear Susie: Tales from the Mill Village by Steve Flack
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is a series of short stories taking place in a small mountain town in Western North Carolina, revolving around life in a textile/cotton mill village. The stories center around the author's family and friends. It is a humorous look back at what life was like in a small town in scenes from the 1930's through the 1960's.
The Find by Verica Peacock
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the true story of a World War two Croatian child, given away at four to an aunt and uncle and imprisoned with her relatives at thirteen. Her father managed to secure her freedom, only to be imprisoned himself and shot three weeks later. The others perished in Auschwitz. She spent the rest of the war hungry, in a convent orphanage, not knowing what lay ahead...
A Biography Of Ten Of The Wealthiest Female Entrepreneurs Part Nine by Thomas J. Strang
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This ebook consists of ten female entrepreneurs. The book is part nine in a series. This ebook consists of ten female entrepreneurs. The book is part nine in a series. The female entrepreneurs are: Anca Verma, Ann Walton Kroenke, Chen Ningning, Dannine Duncan Avara, Esther Koplowitz, Isabel dos Santos, Koc’ Family, Lee-Yoon-hyung, Perenna Kei and Shaw-Lan Wang.
One Room Cottage to the Richest Man by Raja Sharma
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industrial management
There are numerous examples of simple men becoming one of the richest in the world, but the ultimate force behind their success happens to be self-belief and dedication to the work they are doing.
Black Not Blind by Bryant K. Smith
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Have you ever gotten mad to the point that you thought about killing the source of your aggravation? Are you familiar with the notion of being called an "angry Black man?" Have you ever had a desire to stand up in a crowded room (perhaps at school or work) and yelling, "I see what you are trying to do, I am Black not blind!" This book chronicles what it is like to be a Black man in the new south.
My Odyssey To Area 51 by TD Barnes
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 84,340. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
His family and friends never knew he worked on special projects for the CIA. Fifty years later, the CIA admits the existence of the top-secret facility known as Area 51. Barnes, an Area 51 and Cold War veteran tells how he advanced from a desolate childhood on a remote ranch in the West Texas Panhandle, and through an Army career in radar and missiles to Area 51 to serve the CIA as an electronic
Look by Kelvin Purdy
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 59,230. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kelvin's story is a must read for anyone who has experienced childhood abandonment, familial trauma, and is seeking hope and meaning. For those studying the complexities of human behavior, and for anyone needing affirmation that risking vulnerability and living with profound empathy is the foundation of resilience and humanity, this book is a definite gift. PAUL DEMPSEY